Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Civil Works Manager


Job Description:

Reporting to the Delivery/Contract Manager you will be responsible for:

  • A safe working site
  • Programme compilation/updates with planners
  • Review of designs prior to construction
  • Site checks of construction
  • Procurement of materials
  • Liaison with the commercial team
  • Client facing site meetings and Microsoft Teams calls
  • Compilation of inspection and test plans
  • Compilation and checking/updating of project management plans
  • Compilation and checking/updating of environmental plans
  • Managing a skilled and highly motivated Civils Team, dealing with daily and forever changing challenges in the workplace on multiple sites and liaising with clients and divisions within Galliford Try to support the teams to deliver projects on time / on budget and to required standards.
  • Ordering and purchasing of materials and logistical planning.
  • Daily briefings, RAMS and control measures to be put into place so the Teams work safely and efficiently.
  • Guiding the business in an integrated and collaborative manner through the civils phase of projects.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A proven track record in the civil engineering industry - Reinforced concrete, Deep drainage, Earth removal etc.
  • Management experience Dealing with operational Teams at all levels.
  • Preferred experience on South-West Water, Environment Agency, IMERYS, Cormac Projects
  • Preferred qualifications - NVQ in civil engineering, SMSTS, First Aid, Street works supervisor, full and clean UK driving licence
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self-starter who can prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines


  • Up to £45k salary - car allowance tbc
  • Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays
  • A wide range of corporate discounts
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to Work schemes
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
  • Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and an employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it.
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other